A large study in BMJ reports that high intake of cereals is associated with higher risk of Blood pressure and Heart diseases.
High intake of white bread, pasta/noodles were also as bad as breakfast cereals because of the refined grains.
Intake of whole grains and whole grain porridges. did not affect the health outcomes.
Interestingly, white rice did not affect the health outcomes either.
Associations of cereal grains intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality across 21 countries in Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiology study: prospective cohort study
BMJ 2021; 372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m4948 (Published 03 February 2021)
Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:m4948
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